Keys earns upset at Bank of the West Classic
American teenager Madison Keys beat No. 8 seed Magalena
Rybarikova 6-2, 6-2, in the first round of the Bank of the West
Classic on Monday.
Keys won 70 percent of her first serve points and beat
Rybarikova for the second time in three matches.
Sorana Cirstea, the only other seeded player appearing on
opening day, beat Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-2.
Cirstea, seeded fifth, played a clean match with few unforced
errors and no double faults.
In other first-round matches, Belarus’ Govortsova downed
Germany’s Julia Goerges, 7-6 (2), 6-2; Italian Francesca Schiavone
topped American Mallory Burdette 7-5, 6-3; and Sweden’s Stefanie
Voegele bettered wild card Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia 6-4,